Irawaty Wardany, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 07/29/2015 7:45 AM
Lady luck seemed to smile on the Indonesian badminton team ahead of the
Total BWF World Championship to be staged at the Istora Senayan Indoor
Stadium on Aug. 10-16 with eight of its representatives getting byes to
the second round.
Stephen Wilson, The Associated Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Tue, 07/28/2015 2:27 PM
With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 07/28/2015 7:38 AM
The 2015 Yonex Sunrise Doubles Special Badminton Championship is set to
feature more doubles events in its seventh edition, which will be staged
from July 29 through Aug. 1 at the Asia-Pacific Badminton Hall in
Dale Dhillon, The Jakarta Post, Atlanta | Mon, 07/27/2015 7:42 AM
American Zach Johnson’s second major title after his triumph at the Open
Championship in Scotland leaves his countryman Dustin Johnson still
seeking his elusive first major win. After dusting off his devastating
defeat at the US Open, Dustin Johnson came back strong at St. Andrews,
the site of the 144th Open Championship, to take the lead after both the
first round at seven under par and the second round at 10 under.
Kieran Canning, Agence France-Presse, Saint Petersburg, Russia | Sat, 07/25/2015 5:13 PM
A total of 141 countries spanning five continents will learn their fate
for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers on Saturday as the tournament is
officially launched with the preliminary draw in Saint Petersburg.
Rob Harris, Associated Press, St. Petersburg, Russia | Fri, 07/24/2015 11:03 AM
Sepp Blatter left the security of Switzerland for the first time in two months on Thursday, arriving for the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw, with Russia saying that communication with FIFA has been disrupted by the corruption crisis.
Jamaica's "Reggae Boyz" delivered defending champion United States a
humbling 2-1 defeat Wednesday, becoming the first Caribbean squad to
reach the Gold Cup final by shocking the heavily favored hosts.
Christopher Weber, Associated Press, Los Angeles | Thu, 07/23/2015 11:35 AM
Special Olympics competitors arriving in Southern California were
greeted by a logistics mess that forced many to sleep on a gymnasium
floor before they were finally shuttled to their host cities on
Tributes poured in from the world of Formula One for French driver Jules Bianchi, who died after a long fight against horrendous injuries sustained in a head-on crash during the Japanese Grand Prix last October.